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Hobby Lobby ruling polarizes the business community

Vacillating between vindication and outrage, business owners are far from unified over the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision. More>>

6 extremely effective ways to improve your memory

Who would like to remember more of what they see, hear, and read? Everyone! More>>

How ethical are your employees? Depends what time it is

Research finds that early-rising employees behave less ethically at the end of the day when their energy is low. More>>

Why summer Fridays are good for business

Want to boost morale? Flexible working hours, at least during the summer, could help. More>>

Why did the man behind Windows jump ship, and who’s left to steer?

What does Steven Sinofsky's abrupt departure from Microsoft mean for Windows … and the way the company will compete with Apple and Google? More>>

Google Free Zone brings the Internet to feature phones for free

Google Free Zone enables feature phone users use mail, Web search and Google+ for free. Is it generosity at work, a savvy market grab, or both? More>>

How Apple's victory over Samsung will affect you

Digital Trends goes over the many ways Apple's $1 billion victory over Samsung could hurt Android users, and a few ways it could help. More>>

Why do McDonald's burgers look different from their advertisements?

McDonald's Director of Marketing tackles a popular fan question by taking you behind the scenes of an advertisement photoshoot. More>>

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  • Detroit retirees back pension cuts by a landslide

    Detroit retirees back pension cuts by a landslide

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:21:50 GMT
    A year after filing for bankruptcy, Detroit is building momentum to get out, especially after workers and retirees voted in favor of major pension changes just a few weeks before a judge holds a crucial trial that...
    A year after filing for bankruptcy, Detroit is building momentum to get out, especially after workers and retirees voted in favor of major pension changes just a few weeks before a judge holds a crucial trial that could...
  • McDonald's profit slips; US sales decline

    McDonald's profit slips; US sales decline

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:11:18 GMT
    McDonald's Corp. (MCD) on Tuesday reported earnings that declined by 0.7 percent in its second quarter, and missed analysts' expectations.
    McDonald's Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter as sales in the U.S. continued to flag.
  • Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

    Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:03:55 GMT
    Verizon is reporting that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after securing full ownership of Verizon Wireless.
    Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless.
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